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Antioch School Section

  • Fundraiser to feature Muslim comic

    Arab-American standup comedian Mo Amer will be the featured performer for the Antioch School’s annual Auction Gala event, Saturday, March 3, at Antioch College’s Foundry Theater. (Submitted Photo)

    A comedian who recently made his network TV debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert after performing as the opening act on Dave Chappelle’s 2015 national tour, has been snagged to perform in Yellow Springs for the Antioch School’s annual Auction Gala event.

  • Tickets to Antioch School’s Auction Gala are still available

    The Antioch School’s Older Group was recently immersed in storytelling and theater, thanks to special guest Christopher Westhoff, of the Mad River Theater Works performing arts company, who spent a portion of each day last week at the school. Westhoff helped students develop their own play about the life and influence of retired Older Group teacher Bill Mullins, which they performed last Friday. Pictured, from left, are Max Florkey, Merida Kuder-Wexler, Ayla Current, Lucy Dennis, Jackson Grote and Antonio Chaiten. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Seating is limited, but tickets to this live auction and performance by Mo Amer are still available.

  • New manager at Antioch School

    Nathan Summers took over as the new school manager of the Antioch School, a small, private school in the village, after former manager M.J. Richlen left last year. Summers previously was board chair at the school and vice president of student affairs at the School of Advertising Art in Kettering. (Photo by Jessica Sees)

    Nathan Summers, a Yellow Springs resident of 20 years, has been handed the unicycle as the new school manager at the Antioch School.

  • Antioch School Auction Gala on Saturday

    The annual Antioch School Auction Gala will take place this Saturday, March 4, at 6 p.m. at the Antioch College Theater.

  • Antioch School kids tell Bill Mullins’ story

    The Antioch School’s Older Group was recently immersed in storytelling and theater, thanks to special guest Christopher Westhoff, of the Mad River Theater Works performing arts company, who spent a portion of each day last week at the school. Westhoff helped students develop their own play about the life and influence of retired Older Group teacher Bill Mullins, which they performed last Friday. Pictured, from left, are Max Florkey, Merida Kuder-Wexler, Ayla Current, Lucy Dennis, Jackson Grote and Antonio Chaiten. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    A recent theatrical storytelling residency at the Antioch School became an opportunity to learn and share a story from their own community history via the medium of live theater.

  • Wheel good time

    More than 30 riders took off under blue skies and a hot sun last Sunday for the Antioch School’s annual “Anything on Wheels” fundraiser. Riders — including Antioch school student Lucy Dennis (on unicyle), Older Group teacher Sally Dennis and students Elijah Moon and Ayla Current — pedaled down the Little Miami Scenic Trail for all or part of a 15-mile round-trip route to the northern edge of Xenia. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    More than 30 riders took off under blue skies and a hot sun last Sunday for the Antioch School’s annual “Anything on Wheels” fundraiser.

  • One, two, three, four wheels …

    The Antioch School’s annual bike ride and fundraiser, “Anything on Wheels,” is happening this Sunday, Sept. 25, noon to 3 p.m. Riders of unicycles, bikes, trikes and more are welcome!

  • New Older Group teacher at the Antioch School

    Everyone has a turn to talk and share during the daily morning meeting of the Antioch School’s Older Group. The OG has a new teacher, Sally Dennis (far left), and teaching assistant, Matt Moon (third from left) this year. Student Luka Sage-Frabotta sits between them during Tuesday's meeting time; classmates Mia Florkey and Luca Acheson sit to the right. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    When Chris Powell retired last spring after 28 years as the Older Group teacher at the Antioch School, imagining someone new stepping into her room as lead teacher may have seemed hard.

  • Reception this Saturday at Antioch School—Chris Powell to retire

    Antioch School Older Group teacher Chris Powell is retiring at the end of this year after 28 years at the school. A celebration in her honor takes place this Saturday, May 14, at 2 p.m. The photo shows Powell and students making carrot whistles in September, 2015, under the guidance of artist-in-residence Jonathan Crocker. (News Archive Photo by Carol Simmons)

    After 28 years at The Antioch School, beloved Older Group teacher Chris Powell will retire at the end of this school year.

  • Longtime Antioch School teacher to be honored on Saturday

    Antioch School Older Group teacher Chris Powell is retiring at the end of this year after 28 years at the school. A celebration in her honor takes place this Saturday, May 14, at 2 p.m. The photo shows Powell and students making carrot whistles in September, 2015, under the guidance of artist-in-residence Jonathan Crocker. (News Archive Photo by Carol Simmons)

    A celebration in honor of retiring Antioch School teacher Chris Powell will take place Saturday, May 14, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the school on Corry Street.

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